The Euromoney Capital Markets Union Forum

Keynote

Christopher Fordham

Managing Director

Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC


Christopher Fordham has been managing director of Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC since October 2012, having previously worked as the company’s development director since September 2000.

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Keynote

Alberto Gallo

Portfolio Manager and Head of Macro Strategies

Algebris


Alberto Gallo joined Algebris Investments in April 2016 to set up and manage the Algebris Macro Credit Fund, an unconstrained strategy investing across global bond and credit markets, and with lead responsibility for macro strategies.

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Keynote

Lord Hill

Commissioner for Financial Stability, Financial Services and Capital Markets Union

European Commission


Jonathan Hill is the European Commissioner for financial stability, financial services and capital markets union. Amongst his responsibilities is ensuring that financial markets are properly regulated and supervised so that they are stable, competitive and transparent.

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Keynote

Jean Lemierre

Chairman

BNP Paribas


Jean Lemierre became chairman of BNP Paribas on 1 December 2014. He is also chairman of the main French institute for research into international economics (CEPII), a member of the Institute of International Finance (IIF) and in May 2016, he was elected member of the board of directors of TOTAL.

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Keynote

Paul McGhee

Director of Strategy

Association for Financial Markets in Europe (AFME)


Paul McGhee is director of strategy and joined AFME in August 2011. A former senior civil servant, Paul began his career at HM Treasury, working on EU financial services.

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Keynote

Martin Scheck

Chief Executive

International Capital Market Association (ICMA)


Martin Scheck took up his position as chief executive of ICMA in August 2009, shortly after the association sold its markets services business (including TRAX).

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Keynote

Ross Walker

Senior UK Economist

RBS


Ross Walker has worked as an economist at RBS since 2000, having joined NatWest Markets in late 1998. He is based in RBS’s corporate & institutional banking division in London where his principal responsibilities are macroeconomic forecasting, central bank policy coverage and political analysis.

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John Baskott

Director, Capital Markets Conferences

Euromoney Conferences


John Baskott manages the sales team at Euromoney Conferences and HedgeFund Intelligence Events globally. He joined Euromoney in 2003. John started his career at IIR, the world's largest conference producer.

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Ian Bell

Head

Prime Collateralised Securities Secretariat


Ian Bell obtained his law degrees at the London School of Economics, the University of Strasbourg and Yale Law School.

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Luca Bertalot

Secretary General

European Mortgage Federation - European Covered Bond Council (EMF-ECBC)


Luca Bertalot is secretary general of the European Mortgage Federation - European Covered Bond Council (EMF-ECBC), representing the interests of EU mortgage lenders and the covered bond community in discussions with the European institutions and stakeholders in general on all issues relating to the retail and funding sides of the

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Jac Besuijen

President

Dutch Association of Covered Bond Issuers


Jac Besuijen is currently active as a consultant, supervisor and trainer in the European financial sector. He is the president of the Dutch Association of Covered Bond Issuers and is a member of the steering committee of the European Money Market Institute.

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Graham Bippart

Fixed Income Editor

GlobalCapital


Graham Bippart is fixed income editor at GlobalCapital, where he is a senior member of the editorial team. He writes on topics ranging from securitisation to regulation to bank finance. Graham joined the publication’s London office in 2014, after two years as managing editor of Total Securitization in New York.

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Niall Bohan

Head of Unit, Capital Markets Union, Directorate-General for Financial Stability, Financial Services and Capital Markets Union

European Commission


Niall Bohan studied economics at Trinity College Dublin (from 1984 to 1988) and at the College of Europe in Brugge, Belgium (from 1988 to 1990).

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Henry Cooke

Executive Director

Gryphon Capital Investments


Henry Cooke is a co-founder of GCI. Before joining GCI in 2014, Henry ran the European structured credit strategies at Threadneedle Investments in London.

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Joanna Cound

Managing Director, Public Policy, EMEA

BlackRock


Joanna Cound heads up BlackRock's government affairs and public policy team in Europe. She is a member of BlackRock's global government affairs steering committee, BlackRock's European operating committee and BlackRock's leadership council in Europe.

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Benoit de Juvigny

Secretary General

Autorité des Marchés Financiers (AMF)


Benoit de Juvigny, a graduate of HEC and IEP in Paris and a former student at ENA, began his career as inspector of finance at the French Ministry of Economy and Finance in 1984.

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Rob Ford

Founding Partner, Portfolio Management

TwentyFour Asset Management


Rob Ford’s main responsibility is managing TwentyFour's ABS business, including the TwentyFour senior secured bond fund, the monument bond fund and the TwentyFour income fund, alongside a number of institutional mandates. He is also a member of the firm’s investment committee.

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Christopher Garnett

Senior External Adviser

Euromoney Conferences


Christopher Garnett is senior external adviser to Euromoney Conferences. He worked in various roles at Euromoney Institutional Investor from 1988.

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Sven Gentner

Acting Head, Asset Management, DG for Financial Stability, Financial Services and Capital Markets Union

European Commission


Sven Gentner is acting head of unit for asset management in the European Commission's directorate-general for financial stability, financial services and capital markets union. Sven joined the European Commission in 2004 and has served in various positions in its Brussels headquarters and abroad. From 2004 to 2006 he was responsible

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François Haas

Deputy Director General, Directorate General Operations

Banque de France


François Haas is deputy director general in the directorate general operations of the Banque de France. His areas of responsibilities cover markets related activities and include monetary policy and investment operations. He also has responsibilities over banking services conducted at Banque de France.

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Olav Jones

Deputy Director General, Director of Economics and Finance

Insurance Europe


Olav Jones is the deputy director general and director of economics and finance at Insurance Europe, the federation which represents the European insurance industry.

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Katie Kelly

Director, Market Practice and Regulatory Policy

International Capital Market Association (ICMA)


Katie Kelly is a director in the market practice and regulatory policy team at the International Capital Market Association (ICMA), where she has most recently been exploring how financial markets can be harnessed to deliver economic growth, including

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Richard Kemmish

Consultant

Euromoney Conferences


Richard Kemmish is an independent consultant specialising in the covered bond market. He has over 20 years of experience in the mortgage finance market working initially on mortgage securitisations (until it became fashionable) and subsequently on covered bonds.

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Robert Koller

Director

European Private Placement Facility (eppf)


Robert Koller is a director of the European private placement facility – a new financing infrastructure for a unified European private placement debt market.

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Karel Lannoo

Chief Executive

Centre for European Policy Studies (CEPS)


Karel Lannoo is the chief executive of the Centre for European Policy Studies (CEPS) since 2000, one of the leading independent European think tanks. He has published books and numerous articles in newspapers, specialised magazines and journals on general European public policy, and specific financial regulation and supervision matters.

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Matti Leppala

Secretary General

PensionsEurope


Matti Lepala is the secretary general/chief executive officer of PensionsEurope. Before joining PensionsEurope in 2011, Matti worked for almost 11 years for The Finnish Pension Alliance, an industry association which represents all Finnish pension institutions.

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Jung-Duk Lichtenberger

Deputy Head of Unit, Capital Markets Union, Directorate-General for Financial Stability, Financial Services and Capital Markets Union

European Commission


Jung-Duk Lichtenberger is the deputy head of the Capital Markets Union (CMU) unit in the Directorate General for Financial Stability, Financial Services and Capital Markets Union (FISMA) of the European Commission in Brussels.

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Martin Merlin

Director of Financial Markets, Directorate-General for Financial Stability, Financial Services and Capital Markets Union

European Commission


Martin Merlin was appointed director of financial markets in the Directorate General for Financial Stability, Financial Services and Capital Markets Union of the European Commission in July 2014.

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Iwona Mertin

Adviser, EU Affairs

The Association of European Chambers of Commerce and Industry


Iwona Mertin joined The Association of European Chambers of Commerce and Industry (EUROCHAMBRES) as an EU affairs adviser in June 2012.

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Klaus Moessle

Head of Institutional Business Germany

Fidelity International


Klaus Moessle is head of German institutional business and DC, and managing director of the German investment trust company (Kapitalverwaltungs-gesellschaft) at Fidelity International. He is responsible for classical asset management and pensions solutions for institutional clients.

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Igor Nicolaes

Head of Covered Bonds, Funding

ING Belgium


Igor Nicolaes currently heads the risk strategic programme management at ING Belgium and manages the covered bond programme. In addition, he structures securitisation transactions for the bank’s funding and liquidity purposes.

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Simon Ovenden

Partner, London Office

Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP


Simon Ovenden is a partner based in the London office. Mr Ovenden’s practice focuses on English law and the full range of UK domestic and international capital markets and other financing transactions.

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George Passaris

Head of Securitisation

European Investment Fund


George Passaris is the head of the securitisation division of the European Investment Fund (EIF). His team is responsible for the planning, execution and development of EIF’s own credit risk enhancement transactions in support of the financing of SMEs throughout all EU Member States.

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Rhodri Preece

Head of Capital Markets Policy for EMEA

CFA Institute


Rhodri Preece is head of capital markets policy for EMEA for CFA Institute based in London. He is responsible for development and oversight of capital markets activities in the Europe, Middle East and Africa region, including content development and policy engagement.

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Harmen van den Hondel

Head of Nordics and Netherlands FI Origination

RBS


Harmen van den Hondel heads RBS’ Nordics and Netherlands FI origination and solutions team, covering all financing and risk solutions products for financial institutions in these regions.

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Giada Vercelli

Content Director

Euromoney Conferences


Giada Vercelli is a financial journalist and the director of content at Euromoney Conferences. Over the years, she has moderated financial conferences in Europe, the Middle East and Asia. The

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Helmut von Glasenapp

Secretariat General, Brussels

European Long Term Investors Association


Helmut von Glasenapp joined the Brussels based Secretariat General of the European Long Term Investors Association in autumn 2015.

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Rick Watson

Managing Director, Head of Capital Markets

Association for Financial Markets in Europe (AFME)


Rick Watson is managing director and head of capital markets at AFME, the Association for Financial Markets in Europe. In this role he leads staff whose member committees include all the main fixed income and equities-related cash products across Europe, AFME’s growth-related initiatives, as well as AFME’s investor and corporate

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Thu 03 Dec 2015

Wiltcher’s Steigenberger, Brussels